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Playstation 3 screen black

The screen on my son's ps3 shows nothing but a black screen even when we try to reboot the system nothing happens.

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  • musicbiznezz Jul 02, 2008

    thanks alot we tried but it's still a black screen, I will contact Sony and see if we can get a new one, Sony shouldn't have put these out if all the kinks weren't worked out especially for the price they cost. Thanks to all who gave a solution.

  • rubalcava86 Jan 16, 2009

    my screen just went black i dont know how to get it back i have it hooked up with an hdmi cable its always worked great. i was starting up world at war and it just went black. there's usually two little lights next to the power button, a green one and a blue one well the blue one won't come on i've rebooted it, turned it on and off, even let it sit for a cuople hours and nothings happening. if someone could help i would really appritiate it.

  • SeaTowner Jan 16, 2009

    Ok almost same prob, as soon as i turn on the PS3 it turns onto a black screen and then it immediately turns off. When u usually turn it on the green light stays on with a steady glow but when i turn it on it flashed in order like this green, orange, blue then flashs non stop red instead of a steady red glow when it is turned off. PLZ someone let me know what is up, cause this is crazy i thought it was only the XBOX 360 with the problems SHITTTTTTTTTT.

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Ah the PS3, a hive of problems with that little gadget. Well this problem is simple, check the connecting wires on the rear panel, make sure the cords are properly connected to the appropriate ports, also make sure they are free of any dirt or muck. If this didn't help, you may want to return the unit with your warranty card and exchange it for a new one. Sony hasn't completely finished designing the PS3 yet, in a few years they will complete a prototype of the newer version, just like what they did with the PS2, remember it used to be fat? Then came the Slimline which proved to be more reliable. That's what will happen to the PS3 soon.

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